barack obama appointing joe biden to lead the group after the tragedy in sandy hook. >> bernie madoff sentences to 10 years in prison. peter madoff, pleading guilty to conspiracy. the courtroom filled with victims of his brotheree scheme. he cheated investors out of $20 billion. he is serving a 150-year prison term. now back to "on the record." for your latest headlines, go to foxnews.com. >> this is a fox news weather alert. thousands are stranded as a deadly midwestern storm leaves thens without power. we go live to chicago for more. >> reporter: dana, what a difference a few hours makes, five to be specific. when the snowfall started. i want to show you, a car that was here when we got here, just left a few moments ago. you can see the difference. now, you mentioned about the cancellations and the weather. it's been affecting air travel. chicago o'hare international airport reporting 350 flight cancellations with delays of 30 minutes. chicago midway airport reporting 150 cancellations with delays och to 50 minutes and dana, can you imagine, this is our first snowfall of the season?